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| Aldeia da Falésia, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-593, Portugal
+49 1512 1805738
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Reviewed yesterday

A number of hotels offer courtesy buses to the beach we chose to walk, not that far from most of the hotels. When you arrive the views are beautiful but you are faced with hundreds of steps down and then later back up. Steps in...More

Thank Terina_11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beach looks really lovely as you approach it from above. There are roughly seventy steps to climb down before reaching it though - you have to climb back up at the end of the day remember! Once on the beach you can hire sun...More

Thank Christa41
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went in August 2018, beautiful hotel, the Tui reps were lovely and every member of staff were friendly and helpful. Everyone works really hard to make your stay superb. Food is plentiful and the quality is great. Overall 10/10 thank you for the best...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a lovely beach! To access the beach you walk down hundreds of wooden steps, this is an adventure in itself! Te beach is amazing to walk on. Very scenic and picturesque!

Thank EasyBob
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

love this popular beach, hired a beach lounger for 6 euroes each for the day..we were with elderly parents so only choice..very clean beach and toilets and cafe at top of several steps.. not suitable for wheel chairs difficulty with walking down or up stairs.....More

Thank ChesterJill
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beach is truly breathtaking. It’s about 7km of glorious sandy beach with beds for hire along the way. The cliffs are red and white rock a bit similar to the isle of white with better weather & really warm sea. The cliffs are known...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many ways to get it on foot.. Great view from the cliff top.. We used the route through the Rui Hotel complex.. Good steps down.. Wide sandy beach.. Bars every so often if you fancy a walk to Vilamoura.. We did.. And got a cab...More

Thank sammatt1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rolling cliffs, temped waters and lots of space. Perfect beach to spend the day with family, partner or friends

Thank GavinLynam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach has access from our hotel the Portobay via wooden stairs so it is worth a visit. This year the beach was very busy unlike last year so it has become very popular. There are sunbed available to hire but these need attention as...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible beach, very high cliffs.Water was a little cold but very refreshing. The city should consider providing bathroom facilities. This is a must see if you are in the Faro / Albufeira area.

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Paul B
23 August 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Well, we stayed at the falesia garden beach resort, up the hill from the Rui, there is a path down the side of this resort, you go down it, then down the 100 or so very nice steps & you are there in 6 minutes! Bit longer... More
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Paul B
23 August 2018|
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Response from Wheels3 | Reviewed this property |
From the Hotel Riu Guarana, take the dead end road south past the Riu parking lot (it leads to the Tui Blue Hotel). When you get to the corner, turn right. About 75 metres along the road, on the left you will see a pathway... More
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21 August 2018|
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Response from jill135 | Reviewed this property |
You will find that people tend to leave from mid afternoon, so you will definitely find them available later in the day.
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